UK issues GBP 10m grant for floating wind demonstrator

The UK government has issued a grant of GBP 10m for a project that aims to make floating wind installations and operations significantly cheaper.

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Having bagged a GBP 10m grant from the UK government, three companies are one step closer to building a demonstration project off the Scottish coast, seeking to solve numerous challenges involved in installing and maintaining floating wind.

Sensewind, Glosten and Subsea Micropiles aim to eliminate the need for special-made cranes and make it possible to install and service full rotors and nacelles at sea by combining the company’s technologies.

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